Do No Harm Blog Post: Continuing to Ignore Their Own Advice — Despite Continued Advances

Date: 03/21/2013

The latest entry from Do No Harm‘s blog: Stem Cells That Work

A study in the current issue of  Stem Cells Translational Medicine reports the use of neural stem cells derived from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPScs) to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also known as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease”) in rats. The study shows that the iPSc-derived neural cells were able to engraft, survive and develop into mature neural cells in the spinal cords of the ALS rats. (more . . .)